Courses & Units

Psychological Assessment and Intervention PSY324

Introduction

This unit offers a systematic approach to understanding psychological assessment and measurement. Consideration is given to a range of psychological assessment strategies and how these can be applied across a range of contexts . This unit is designed to provide you with foundational skills and knowledge relevant to research and pre-professional training. Throughout the unit, you will develop practical skills and knowledge to a foundational level of competence in relation to psychological assessment, appropriate test selection , and evaluating the efficacy of assessment tools.

Summary

Unit name Psychological Assessment and Intervention
Unit code PSY324
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator Ms Grace Fitzallen
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Compare and contrast the psychological assessment process in the context of clinical and non-clinical populations.
  • Illustrate how equity and diversity factors affect decisions about psychological assessments.
  • Critically apply psychometric knowledge in the development and evaluation of standardised assessment tools
  • Illustrate how distinct psychological assessment techniques can influence the measurement and interpretation of psychological functioning
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090701 $1,828.00 $858.00 $1,002.00 $2,445.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

PSY211 OR KHB100

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hour lecture weekly

1 x 2-hour workshop fortnightly

AssessmentOral Presentation (30%)|Written Assignment (45%)|Evaluations (25%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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